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  • April 6, 2012

    Home Visits Help Families, Save Money

    If a social program with a strong research base helps at-risk parents and children -- and saves taxpayers money -- how can we make it as efficient and effective as possible? That's a question the South Carolina legislature will be addressing this year.

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  • April 5, 2012

    Home Visits: A Powerful Weapon Against Child Abuse

    Every new mother has so many questions: Is my baby growing well? Is she reaching her developmental milestones? Why does she cry so much and what can I do about it? To get answers, moms can turn to one other for advice or save up their questions for the next pediatrician visit, which could be months away.

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  • March 26, 2012

    Letter to the Editor: Money Spent on Early Childhood Education Would be Wise Investment

    Last November, nearly 400 business leaders came together in Florence to learn about the latest research regarding early childhood development. Those who attended the Pee Dee Regional Business Leaders’ Summit on Early Childhood heard compelling information about the value of investing in the earliest part of a child’s life — and now I and other state legislators have an opportunity to take action to help South Carolina’s children.

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  • February 20, 2012

    A Program Worthy of Our Investment

    With Iowa still feeling the negative impact of the Great Recession, many of the state’s policy makers and business leaders rank increasing Iowa’s competitive business climate as a top priority. We know if we bolster our commitment to education, reinforce our long-term workforce development, and control our tax burden by using scarce resources wisely, Iowa will be well positioned to compete in the global marketplace.

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  • December 19, 2011

    Home-Visiting Legislation Can Mean Better Outcomes for Families

    When I talk with families from Spartanburg about the challenging issues facing South Carolina, they tell me they want their hard-earned tax dollars to be spent wisely—on programs and services that actually deliver results.

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  • June 15, 2011

    Healthy Dose of Education at Home

    According to the Pew Center on the States, which recently estimated there are nearly 120 home-visitation programs across the nation, "Quality home-visiting programs lay the foundation for children's development and tax payers reap the benefit when many of our nation's costliest social problems—school failure, child abuse and the use of welfare—are prevented." more

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